65-yr-old 1st female Muslim judge in US found dead in river

The body of Shelia Abdus-Salaam, 65, the first female Muslim judge in the United States’, Shelia Abdus-Salaam, 65, has beeb found dead in the Hudson River near Manhattan, in New York. According to reports, Shelia Abdus-Salaam had been reported missing earlier in the day before her body was found in the river, when her husband…

UN Deputy Secretary-General Advises On Prompt Preparations For Census

Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has  tasked the Federal Government on the need to promptly begin preparations for the next population census. Mohammed gave the advice when Dr Ghaji Bello, Director-General of NPC , who led Nigeria’s delegates at the 50th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development on a visit in New…

Patriarch Of The Rockefeller Families Dies At Age 101

David Rockefeller a patriarch of the famous American families, the Rockefeller dynasty is dead. Billionaire philanthropist died as the age of 101. The death of the Former head of Chase Manhattan Corp was announced by a family spokesman Fraser Seitel. Seitel said Rockefeller, who reportedly gave away nearly $2 billion in his lifetime, died in…

Trump fires prominent US prosecutor for refusing to step down

Controversial US President Donald Trump has continued to stir the hornets nest and this time, he has reportedly fired a prominent US prosecutor for refusing to step down. The sacking of New York U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was first made known on Twitter raising questions about Trump’s ability to fill top jobs throughout his government….

Photos From Maryam Abacha’s 70th Birthday Celebration

A former first lady and wife of late military head of state, Maryam Abacha clocked 70 yesterday, March 4, 2017. The former first lady celebrated her day in New York with her children as the Abacha family came together to honor their mother and grandmother. The birthday party was held at the family’s Manhattan home……

Amina Mohammed Sworn-In As UN Deputy Secretary General

Former Nigerian Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has been sworn-in as the Fifth United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary-General on Tuesday at the UN Headquarters in New York. The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, after administering the Oath, said: “I am very, very proud that you accepted to join our team.” In her first engagement, Amina…

Uber CEO opts out as member of Trump’s Advisory team after criticism

Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber has stepped down as a member of Donald Trump’s economic advisory council. This comes on the heels of accusations that company was seeking to profit from giving rides to airport customers in New York during weekend protests against President Trump’s immigration order. In an email to his employees…

Don’t ever skip breakfast, doctors warn

Family Taking Breakfast NAN, Abuja; When people do eat breakfast daily, they’re less likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease like high cholesterol and elevated blood pressure. And people who skip this morning meal are more likely to have risk factors like obesity, poor nutrition and diabetes or high blood sugar. This is a…

Tight security, celebrity protests greet Trump’s inauguration

There is tight security in and around the streets of Washington DC and New York City as many await the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Trump’s road to inauguration has been characterised by protests with demonstrators expressing their misgivings about the new incoming administration. Reports say A-list Hollywood figures like Robert de Niro, Alec Baldwin…

Mexico extradites drug lord El Chapo to the US

Notorious drug lord El Chapo has been extradited by Mexico to the United States of America. He is to face drug trafficking offences and other charges there. El Chapo has been moved to New York where he will face an indictment which accuses the notorious drug dealer of using hit men to carry out murders,…

Ex-Apprentice contestant sues Trump over s*xual assault denial

Summer Zervos, a one-time contestant on Donald Trump’s reality television show “The Apprentice,” has filed a law suit against the newly elected American President for denying he s*xually assaulted her. Zervos who filed the lawsuit in New York alleged that Trump made false and defamatory statements about her in rejecting the accusation, causing her emotional…